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Ohio takes steps to increase access to high-speed internet

Ohio takes steps to increase access to high-speed internet

State-ordered COVID-19 school closures have made the Ohio Broadband Strategy "more important than ever."
Ohio hospitals remain mum on local bed, ventilator counts

Ohio hospitals remain mum on local bed, ventilator counts

The availability of resources to care for COVID-19 patients could mean life or death for thousands of Ohioans. Yet, Ohioans don’t know how many beds and ventilators are available where they live.
Youngstown, Warren receive federal funding for homeless, housing needs

Youngstown, Warren receive federal funding for homeless, housing needs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $137,446,209 to Ohio state and community governments.
Trumbull County reports two more COVID-19 deaths today

Trumbull County reports two more COVID-19 deaths today

Trumbull County is now reporting five total deaths from COVID-19.
DeWine orders hospitals to stop sending COVID-19 tests to private labs

DeWine orders hospitals to stop sending COVID-19 tests to private labs

The governor said patients whose tests are being sent to those labs have been made to wait as long as six days for results, which is "unacceptable."
Watch live: Mike DeWine's Ohio coronavirus updates

Watch live: Mike DeWine's Ohio coronavirus updates

Gov. Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton will give Ohio's daily coronavirus update at 2 p.m.
Lawmakers urge Trump to use military assets in COVID-19 battle

Lawmakers urge Trump to use military assets in COVID-19 battle

“We need the United States federal government to be the tip of the spear in the fight against COVID-19,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter to the president.
Youngstown to provide COVID-19 updates via text message

Youngstown to provide COVID-19 updates via text message

The new communication resource will begin soon.
Don’t let thieves steal your COVID-19 stimulus money

Don’t let thieves steal your COVID-19 stimulus money

“Thieves are drooling at the thought of getting their hands on your stimulus money,” Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said in a news release.
Ohio homeless shelters aren’t built for social distancing

Ohio homeless shelters aren’t built for social distancing

The federal coronavirus package included $4 billion for homeless programs, and advocates in Ohio are asking state lawmakers to appropriate $20 million for emergency homeless services.